guest of honor


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guest of honor

n.
A person in whose honor a gathering is held.

guest′ of hon′or


n.
1. a person in whose honor a dinner, party, etc., is given.
2. a distinguished person invited to a dinner, meeting, etc., esp. on some unique occasion.
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Noun1.guest of honor - the person in whose honor a gathering is held
guest, invitee - a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
References in classic literature ?
Monsieur and Madame Ratignolle made much of the Colonel, installing him as the guest of honor and engaging him at once to dine with them the following Sunday, or any day which he might select.
He sat, the guest of honor, at an Arden Club banquet, with men of note whom he had heard about and read about all his life; and they told him how, when they had read "The Ring of Bells" in the TRANSCONTINENTAL, and "The Peri and the Pearl" in THE HORNET, they had immediately picked him for a winner.
But the program for the 31st Edsa anniversary released to the media on Tuesday evening did not list the President and only named Medialdea as the guest of honor.
Khamis told Petra's reporter in the Gulf country, that inviting Jordan as the guest of honor comes as a recognition of its efforts in serving media, besides its outstanding role in the forum's march, through the participation of a number of Jordanian media figures in the conference activities over the past years.
The book fair that truly seemed to come from another world though was that of the Guest of Honor, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which has already faced its share of media backlash over the near total lack of literary content in the country's presence at BWP.
Media reports said, on Wednesday the 50th JF-17 jet will be included in Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fleet formally, where Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif will be the guest of honor in the ceremony.
Choosing Lebanon as the guest of honor at this event, which will take place from November 6 to 16, sheds light on the creativity of the Lebanese in different domains," Taleb said.
President Plevneliev will be a guest of honor and a keynote speaker at the gala dinner for the official opening of the forum on Thursday.
Speaking to Saba, Undersecretary of the Tourism Ministry Omar Bab-Alghayth said that Yemen will participate in the 15th EMITT after it was chose by organizers of the Fair as the 2011 guest of honor.
Selection of Saudi Arabia as the guest of honor in the Korea's international exhibition affirms the Kingdom's great cultural status in the Arab and Islamic world.
Cairo ICT has chosen a guest of honor for the past three years.
On November 4, 2009 Tunisia also took part as a guest of honor in the Montreux Travel Trade Workshop (TTW) held in Switzerland, which gathered tourism specialists, travel services, travel and tourism associations, travel consultants and travel industry professionals from around the world.